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CHEO’s President and CEO

Alex Munter is well known as a politician, journalist and as someone who is keenly interested in the health of all citizens. His interests have resulted in him being given the job of overseeing the health of children in Eastern Ontario, as President and CEO of The Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO). Mary Cook...
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home_sell Four tips to sell your home quickly and easily

(NC) Once a home is listed it can take days, weeks or even months for it to sell. During that time sellers play an important role by keeping the home ready for viewing by buyers at all times. There are several things a home owner can do to assist in the sale of their home,
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st-patricks-0008 Saint Patrick Basilica – a mission in the heart of the city

By Msgr. Kevin Beach, Rector While principally ministering to the Roman Catholic community of Ottawa, Saint Patrick Basilica – affectionately known as Saint Pat’s – has been, for more than 150 years, a haven of peace for all living and working in  Centretown Ottawa.  The Basilica is home to a fully functioning Catholic parish where
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home_tips Four tips for increasing the value of your home

(NC) You know your home is an investment and with the recent rise in property values you may be considering selling in the foreseeable future. Professional stagers are experts at making changes that will appeal to the most general home buyer. But you don’t need a pro to achieve this effect in your own home.
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adventure_northumberland_2 Discovering Northumberland County

With lakeside cabins, glorious parks, this Ontario county has lots to explore By Katharine Fletcher South of Peterborough, Northumberland County sprawls along the north shore of Lake Ontario. It’s home to birding hotspot Presqu’ile Provincial Park, to the towns of Brighton and Cobourg (overlooking Lake Ontario), and to forested parks such as the Ganaraska Forest.
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Mary Cook's Memories of the '30s

A visit with Aunt Nellie

By Mary Cook I always thought my Aunt Nellie Wagonblass was the wealthiest person in Arnprior. Didn’t she live in a big brick house and have a flush toilet and glass doors between her parlour and dining room? I used to think Uncle Henry owned Kenwood Mills. It was years later that I found out
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Finance

Are you saving enough for retirement?

By The Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC) Most Canadians do not know how much money they’ll need to save to maintain their desired standard of living in retirement. Fortunately, there are resources online that will help you work that out and make concrete plans to achieve it. How much money you will need depends
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Healthy Living

Exercise as medicine

By Women’s Health Matters When cardiologist Dr. Paula Harvey, director of the cardiovascular research program at Women’s College Hospital, says that exercise is medicine, it’s not just a clever reminder that physical activity is good for you. Research has shown that exercise is a powerful therapy that can help reduce blood pressure, cholesterol and blood
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Food and Nutrition

Enjoy sustainable seafood

It’s no secret that we Canadians love our seafood — and we’re rich in options, with everything from Pacific salmon to Atlantic oysters to Arctic char. But the demand for seafood globally is higher than it’s ever been before. As a result, overfishing has become the greatest threat our oceans, lakes, and rivers, face today.
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